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Direct Evidence of Retaliatory Motive

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If you have taken a legally protected action as an employee, your employer is forbidden to retaliate or punish you in any way as a response to those actions. If you are illegally punished for exercising your rights, your Evansville Employment attorney must prove the retaliatory intent behind your employer’s actions. Direct evidence So far, the Supreme […]

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Reinstatement Offers – To Accept or Not To Accept

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It is uncommon practice for defending employers in an employment law claim to approach the former plaintiff-employee with an offer of reinstatement.  However, it does happen sometimes.  Before making a decision on such offers, it is imperative to first consult with an Evansvilleemployment attorney. More often that not, when the employer makes such an offer, the […]

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Communicating with the Administrative Law Judge at the Hearing about such Topics as “Sitting”.

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Some individuals, when testifying about sitting, fail to communicate to the Administrative Law Judge the true nature and extent of their limitations. Your Evansville Social Security disability attorney can tell you that effectively communicating with the Administrative Law Judge at the Hearing is extremely important in conveying your case. Providing Information to Judge The following […]

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Communicating with the Administrative Law Judge at the Hearing about such Topics as “Sitting”.

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Some individuals, when testifying about sitting, fail to communicate to the Administrative Law Judge the true nature and extent of their limitations. Your Evansville Social Security disability attorney can tell you that effectively communicating with the Administrative Law Judge at the Hearing is extremely important in conveying your case. Providing Information to Judge The following […]

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Exercising Discretion while Discussing your Employment Case

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Never discuss your case through your employer’s communication machines It’s common for many employees to unwittingly use their employer’s telephones, fax machines, and even e-mail accounts to discuss their cases. Your Evansville employment attorney will strongly advise against this behavior, since all incoming and outgoing telephone calls, faxes, emails are either stored by the communication […]

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How the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Benefits your Employer

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Employers can and have used the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act as leverage in an employment lawsuit. You must heed yourEvansvilleemployment attorney’s warnings about not accessing the employer’s computer without authorization. Employers use a federal fraud law to intimidate employees Your Evansville employment attorney may anticipate your employer’s use of the Computer Fraud and Abuse […]

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Circumstantial evidence in employment discrimination

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In order to prove employment discrimination in court, an Evansville employment attorney will help his or her client identify and collect direct evidence. This evidence will allow legal counsel to prove the plaintiff’s intent to discriminate. However, it is not always possible to acquire direct evidence, and sometimes one must turn to circumstantial evidence as […]

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Video Hearings—Appearing in Person

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If you prefer to appear at the hearing in person rather than by video teleconferencing, the Social Security Administration should be able to accommodate your wishes. Your Evansville social security disability attorney will work to set up an arrangement that best serves your needs. Video Hearings With the exception of SSA bureaucrats who claim to be “efficient,” […]